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Early Childhood Education

Academic Department: Health Sciences
Main Office: CSC 102
Phone Ext: 7369
Program Website: www.marin.edu/Departments/HealthSciences/EarlyChildhoodEducation/
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
 
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

The Early Childhood Education Program is designed to prepare students to become teachers or directors in children’s centers, nursery and preschools, prekindergartens, infant-toddler programs, employer-supported children’s centers, extended daycare or family day-care programs.

Career Options
Teacher, Head Teacher, or Director of: Children’s Centers, Employer- Supported Children’s Centers, Extended Day Programs, Family Day-Care Programs, Infant-Toddler Programs, Nursery and Preschools, Parent Cooperative Nursery Schools, Prekindergarten Programs

Transfer
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on www.assist.org. Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities.

A.S. in Early Childhood Education, Occupational (Certificate of Achievement awarded. Skills Certificate in Early Childhood Education Core also awarded.)
To obtain an Associate in Science degree with a major in Early Childhood Education, students need to complete the required courses, as well as general education courses and graduation requirements. A Certificate of Achievement is also awarded (see “Early Childhood Education Certificate of Achievement Requirements”). In addition, a Skills Certificate is earned by satisfactory completion of the required courses. (See “Early Childhood Education Core Skills Certificate Requirements”.)
Students who wish to enter the Early Childhood Education Program are advised to call or contact the program coordinator. Transfer students, however, are advised to complete English 150 and 151 or 155. All students should consult a counselor.

See Catalog for more information.

Department Phone: (415) 457.8811 ext. 8221
Faculty

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Briffa, Jennifer Pa JBriffa@marin.edu CSC 1 7325
DeMartini, Terry TDeMartini@marin.edu BLDG11 204 8221
Dodge, Peggy B MDodge@marin.edu CSC 104 7369
Edwards, Shaquam K SEdwards@marin.edu CSC 1 7613
Gunnarson, John Ri JGunnarson@marin.edu  
Johnson, Sarah L SJohnson@marin.edu CSC 1 7325
Kreuzer, Susanne R SKreuzer@marin.edu CSC 101 7468
Moraca, Lori A LMoraca@marin.edu CSC 102 7784
Rappaport, Betty J brappaport@marin.edu  
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Spring 2015 11904 ECE 101 - Intro Child Development 01/20/15-05/15/15 W 18:40-21:30 KTD CSC 120 DeMartini, Terry
11760 ECE 110 - Child Development 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 18:40-21:30 KTD FA 201 Briffa, Jennifer
10168 ECE 112 - Child/Family/Community 01/20/15-05/15/15 R 18:40-21:30 KTD FA 215 Johnson, Sarah
11903 ECE 114 - Principles and Practices 01/20/15-05/15/15 T 18:40-21:30 KTD CSC 120 DeMartini, Terry
10378 ECE 115 - Intro E C Curriculum 01/20/15-05/15/15 T 18:40-21:30 IVC BLDG12 100 Dodge, Peggy
11571 ECE 115 - Intro E C Curriculum 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 08:10-11:00 KTD CSC 120 Dodge, Peggy
12178 ECE 220A - ECE Administration A 01/20/15-05/15/15 W 08:10-11:00 KTD CSC 120 Gunnarson, John
12179 ECE 220B - ECE Administration B 01/20/15-05/15/15 M 18:40-21:30 KTD CSC 120 Johnson, Sarah
10387 ECE 222 - Special Needs Children 03/03/15-05/19/15 T 18:40-21:30 KTD PE 091 Kreuzer, Susanne
11757 ECE 280 - ECE Fieldwork/Seminar I 01/22/15-05/21/15 KTD Dodge, Peggy
11757 ECE 280 - ECE Fieldwork/Seminar I 01/22/15-05/21/15 R KTD CSC 120 Dodge, Peggy
10473 ECE 281 - ECE Fieldwork/Seminar II 01/29/15-05/14/15 KTD Dodge, Peggy
10473 ECE 281 - ECE Fieldwork/Seminar II 01/29/15-05/14/15 R KTD CSC 120 Dodge, Peggy
10550 ECE 295 - Supervising Adult/EC Prg 02/26/15-05/14/15 R 18:40-21:30 KTD PE 092 Gunnarson, John
10550 ECE 295 - Supervising Adult/EC Prg 02/26/15-05/14/15 R 18:40-21:30 KTD PE 092 Rappaport, Betty
Summer 2015 60613 ECE 135 - Challenging Behavior 06/16/15-07/09/15 TR 18:10-22:00 KTD CSC 120 Johnson, Sarah
60562 ECE 223 - Music Activities Young Child 07/14/15-07/23/15 TR 18:10-22:00 KTD CSC 120 Johnson, Sarah
60614 ECE 226 - Explore Math and Science 06/15/15-07/25/15 MW 18:10-22:00 KTD CSC 120 Johnson, Sarah
Fall 2015 81054 ECE 101 - Intro Child Development 08/17/15-12/05/15 M 18:40-21:30 KTD CSC 120 Johnson, Sarah
81055 ECE 101 - Intro Child Development 08/17/15-12/05/15 M 18:40-21:30 KTD PE 092 Briffa, Jennifer
81566 ECE 112 - Child/Family/Community 08/17/15-12/05/15 T 18:40-21:30 KTD CSC 120 Edwards, Shaquam
81480 ECE 114 - Principles and Practices 08/17/15-12/05/15 M 08:10-11:00 IVC CSC 120 Edwards, Shaquam
82307 ECE 115 - Intro E C Curriculum 08/17/15-12/05/15 R 18:40-21:30 KTD CSC 120 Johnson, Sarah
81571 ECE 116 - Observation and Assessment 08/17/15-12/05/15 T 18:40-21:30 IVC BLDG12 100 Rappaport, Betty
80048 ECE 208 - Teaching in a Diverse Society 08/17/15-12/05/15 W 08:10-11:00 KTD CSC 120 Edwards, Shaquam
82496 ECE 219 - Education/Infants/Toddlers 08/17/15-12/05/15 R 18:40-21:30 IVC BLDG12 100 Staff, Marin
81483 ECE 261 - ECE Conference Course 09/26/15-09/26/15 S 08:00-16:30 OFF MCOE MCFR Moraca, Lori
80051 ECE 280 - ECE Fieldwork/Seminar I 08/17/15-12/12/15 KTD Edwards, Shaquam
80051 ECE 280 - ECE Fieldwork/Seminar I 08/17/15-12/12/15 R KTD PE 092 Edwards, Shaquam

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